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In depth information and key advice on gaming for parents and carers.
In depth information and key advice on online gaming and safety issues for teachers and professionals.
Roblox - a guide for parents
Our Education Officer Tom looks at the popular gaming site Roblox and gives top tips for parents wanting to help young people stay safe whilst gaming on Roblox.
Top tips and advice on gaming for 11-18 year olds.
Only a game...
A 15 minute drama for teachers to use with their primary pupils on the topic of online gaming.
In depth information and key advice on parental controls for parents and carers.
Parents and Carers
Advice for parents and carers to help support children and young people in their safe and responsible use of the internet.
Key things to remember when helping your child set up a new profile
Setting up a profile on a new site or game can seem like a daunting task. Profiles are needed for a variety of sites, from gaming websites and social networking sites to the sites children use for school work. So what is important to keep in mind when helping your child to create their first online account?
Advice on key topics
Detailed information on a range of key online safety topics including sexting, grooming and social media.
Parental controls on the Nintendo Switch
Gaming consoles can be a great way for young people to creatively interact and engage with their friends and families. We look at the Nintendo Switch console to help parents ensure that their children are using the device safely and responsibly.
Childnet take part in UKCCIS summit
As original members of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS), Childnet were pleased to take part in the UKCCIS Summit and to contribute to the launch of the first UK Child Internet Safety Strategy.
Pokémon GO – an updated guide for parents
In 2016 we released a blog, the parents’ guide to Pokémon GO, which looked at the benefits and risks of the global phenomenon that is the Pokémon GO game, along with our tips for using it safely. However, with the introduction of 80 new Pokémon, Pokémon GO is growing in popularity once more. We look at the latest updates to the game and what these mean for young people who want to catch them all.
Empowering parents to talk about internet safety
This year we have delivered internet safety sessions to 3500 parents and carers. Our evaluation has shown how the sessions have helped build parents confidence, giving them the skills to talk to their children about staying safe online.
Top tips, games and online safety advice to help young people get the best out of the internet and stay safe online.
Twitch - a guide for parents and carers
Twitch is a streaming service which is extremely popular among young people. In this blog we look at what Twitch is and explore some key things for parents and carers to be aware of.
Childnet Activity Days
Each year the Childnet Education Team visit schools across the UK delivering internet safety sessions for pupils, parents and careers, and staff members. Here are this year's highlights.
No Tech 4 Breck Day
Help raise money for The Breck Foundation by pledging to stay off all technology on the 17th March 2016
Young people look to their parents for internet safety support
Families all around the UK will be encouraged to discover the digital world together today, as activities get underway to mark Safer Internet Day, 2012. It's the 9th edition of the annual global event and this year's theme – Connecting Generations – highlights the benefits of sharing internet safety know-how at home.
New Primary Pages – Guidance for parents and carers
The Childnet website has a new exciting addition for children aged 8-11 years old. This blog will look at how parents and carers can use the new information specifically developed for children aged 8-11 years old to support their family.
New Primary Pages – Guidance for parents and carers
What the experts say
Find out more about what the experts have to say about screen time for children and young people.
Free resources for teachers
We look at some of the free resources available to help teachers with their digital footprint as well as information about where to go if they need advice.
Childnet taken over by young people!
In conjunction with ‘11 MILLION Takeover Day’, Childnet swapped the board room for the ‘Immersive Theatre’ and the ‘Creative Lab’ at the Futurefocus rooms in the heart of Westminster, trading Childnet staff for Childnet networkers - twelve energetic and enthusiastic young people itching to share their thoughts on the Internet.
All I want for Christmas... is a Wii U?!
Launch of new and updated guides about popular devices such as the iPad, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, iPhone, WiiU, PS4 and Xbox One to help parents get to grips with the safety tools available.
Be careful who you trust online
Not everyone online has good intentions. Here's our advice to help young people if someone online makes them feel uncomfortable or asks them to do things that they do not wish to do online.
Tablet use on the rise
Ofcom’s latest report, Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report, has revealed that almost half of children aged 5-15 go online using a tablet computer, twice as many as in 2013.
SID 2011 goes with a bang!
Just a month after taking over as the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC), the new centre comprised of Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) organised two successful events for Safer Internet Day placing children, young people, teachers and parents at the heart of events.
Putting the Family Agreement into practice
A family agreement is a great way to start a conversation with your whole family about how you all use the internet and discuss together how to behave in a positive way when online at home, at school or at a friend’s house.
Managing your family's time online
As a family it’s important to decide how you use technology. Childnet have a variety of resources that can help your family to find a way of using technology that suites you all.
How we can keep under 5s safe online
Children love using technology and are learning to navigate websites, online games and consoles, and touch screen technology like iPads and smartphones from a younger and younger age.